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7th Pay Commission: Big News! Will fitment factor increase after DA? If 3 happens, the salary will increase by Rs 31,740, understand the calculation

7th Pay Commission latest news: Central employees have received many gifts, but many are yet to come. After the increase in DA, there is a continuous demand for arrears. At the same time, there is also an emphasis on increasing the fitment factor.




7th Pay Commission latest news: Dearness allowance of central employees has increased. Money is being received at the rate of 31 percent. But, now there is a demand for increasing the fitment factor of the central employees. Based on the recommendations of the 7th CPC, the fitment factor was implemented to increase the minimum salary of central government employees. Due to the fitment factor, the minimum salary of central employees directly increased from Rs 6000 to Rs 18000. The fitment factor was set at 2.57. However, there was a demand of the central employees that it should be kept 3. Had it been 3 then the minimum salary could have reached Rs 26000.

Salary is decided by Fitment Factor

The fitment factor has an important role in deciding the salary of the central employees (CG Employees Salary). According to the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission, the salary of central employees is determined by their basic salary and fitment factor in addition to allowances. This is the factor due to which the salary of central employees increases by more than two and a half times.

What is Fitment Factor?

As per the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission, the fitment factor is 2.57. While fixing the salary of central employees, the basic salary along with Dearness Allowance (DA), Traveling Allowance (TA), House Rent Allowance (HRA) is calculated by multiplying the fitment factor 2.57 of 7th Pay Commission (7th Pay Commission latest update). Is.

Salary will increase by Rs 31,740

For example- If the basic salary of a central employee is Rs 18,000, then his salary excluding allowances will be 18,000 X 2.57 = Rs 46,260. If this is taken as 3 then the salary will be 26000X3 = Rs 78,000. Employees will get bumper benefit in this.

DA increased by 3 percent

The government calculates the average of inflation for the first 6 months of the year, in which it is counted from January to June. After this, the inflation average is calculated for the second half. On this basis, the increase in DA is decided. DA is always higher than average inflation. The August AICPI index is at 123 points. Therefore, the dearness allowance was increased by 3 per cent for the period till July 2021.

After the increase in DA, TA is increased on the same basis. Increase in DA is also linked to TA. Similarly, HRA and medical reimbursement are also decided. When all the allowances are calculated then the monthly CTC of the central employee is fixed.

Contribution of PF, Gratuity

After all the allowances and salary are finalized, now it comes to the monthly Provident Fund (PF) and gratuity contribution. PF and gratuity contribution is linked to basic salary and DA. The PF and gratuity of a central employee is determined by his formula. When all allowances and deductions are done from CTC, then the take home salary of the central employee is decided.

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